Plastics Resources

    

On Plastics Thursday of #WasteReductionWeek, CTV News at Noon broadcast live from Urban Polymers’ plastics...

Single-use plastics have become a scourge on the planet, and the amount of plastic in the ocean could outweigh the...

Takeout is a great way to skip cooking and the dishes.

Plastic is a huge part of the toy industry.

 

    

The millions of tons of plastic swirling around the world’s oceans have garnered a lot of media attention recently...

Planet or Plastic?

Since the 1950s 8.3 billion tons of plastic has been generated around the world and only 23 per cent of those...

Every single piece of plastic that has ever been produced still exists today.

Plastic bottles lying in the gutter. Grocery bags tangled in branches.

Scientists have come up with a new way to measure ocean trash—and the numbers are even worse than thought.

 

    

Reducing your plastic footprint can be easy!

If we want to free our ocean from plastics, we have to do more than just cleaning up beaches or removing plastic...

So much of the plastic we use is completely unnecessary; give up these items and you won't even miss them.

Plastic is found in virtually everything these days. Your food and hygiene products are packaged in it.

The New Plastics Economy is an ambitious, three-year initiative to build momentum towards a plastics system that...

 

    

Focus on these three areas of your life to see the biggest returns.

Canadians use between 9 and 15 billion plastic bags a year - that's enough to...

Canada’s one-stop resource for taking action on plastic waste - Coming April 2019...

Plastics are part of the everyday lives of most Canadians.

Plastic Pollution Coalition is a growing global alliance of individuals, organizations, businesses, and...

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup became a national conservation initiative in 2002 and cleanups started...

The OneLessStraw pledge campaign strives to educate the public about the dangers of single use plastic straws, its...

Up to 12.7 million tonnes of plastic ends up in the ocean every year - killing...